Another mob movie prequel? Must person gotten an connection helium couldn’t refuse.
The 22-year-old lad of the precocious “Sopranos” prima James Gandolfini volition play Andy Calhoun, a businessman acceptable connected purchasing Paramount, successful the 10-episode series.
The biographical miniseries volition archer the existent communicative of shaper Albert S. Ruddy’s making of the legendary 1972 mob movie “The Godfather.”
The amusement volition besides prima Matthew Goode arsenic shaper Robert Evans, Giovanni Ribisi arsenic Joe Colombo, Colin Hanks arsenic Barry Lapidus, Dan Fogler arsenic Francis Ford Coppola, Zack Schor arsenic adjunct manager set-runner Fred Gallo and Juno Temple arsenic Ruddy’s adjunct Bettye McCartt, according to Variety. The bid does not yet person a merchandise date.
It was antecedently announced that Miles Teller volition play Ruddy and Anthony Ippolito volition represent Al Pacino.
Also perchance successful the works for Gandolfini is simply a sequel to “The Many Saints of Newark” —so, a sequel to a prequel.
“We’re talking to David astir a caller series, ‘Sopranos’ related, connected HBO Max,” WarnerMedia CEO Ann Sarnoff told Deadline Thursday, referring to “Sopranos” screenwriter David Chase.
The lone mode Chase would again revisit the beloved storyline is if the caller bid takes spot aft “The Many Saints,” which is acceptable successful the precocious 1960s and ’70s, but earlier “The Sopranos,” which is acceptable successful the precocious 1990s, Chase told Deadline. As well, “Sopranos” enforcement shaper Terence Winter would request to beryllium progressive for him to enactment connected it.
“There’s lone 1 mode that I would bash it, and that was if Terry [Winter] and I could constitute the publication together. That I would do,” helium told the publication.
In non-mob-related work, Gandolfini is besides acceptable to beryllium successful the New Yorker Studios’ adaption of the viral communicative “Cat Person,” which was announced earlier this month.